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Word to central planners everywhere: the path to sustainable economic growth is not ‘get rich quick schemes’, more debt and monetary tricks. The solution is found in equitable societies governed by the rule of law, equal opportunity and strong households … Continue reading
Just caught this segment on a replay last night. Understanding the oceans as critical life support for our planet is long-overdue. Here is a direct video link.
Oops, CNBC is unlikely to be asking Abby back…(note the moans of the host at the end of the clip when she lays out the potential downside)…good for a giggle. “Unfortunately, I think it could come on a crash similar … Continue reading
An aggravating feature of this central bank magnified game, is that each snake finds players older each cycle with less income and time to recover losses. This is the critical point that financial types rarely acknowledge since their business models … Continue reading
Think record corporate borrowing to buy back shares is “brilliant” business management? Think again. For an excellent assessment of the extractive thinking swallowing the c-suite today, see the September Harvard Business Review, Profits without Prosperity. Here is a sampler: “Five … Continue reading
“Artificially depressed interest rates punish savers and cause them to seek yield by channeling funds to more and more speculative areas of the economy, while encouraging already indebted borrowers to take on more debt so long as the debt can … Continue reading
Danielle was a guest today with Jim Goddard on Talk Digital Network, talking about recent trends in the world economy and markets. You can listen to an audio clip of the discussion here.
Long bond yields are headed south pretty much all around the world today. Whether it be consumers and businesses pulling in on travel, trade and spending because of Ebola, ongoing conflict in the Ukraine, or the middle east, the world’s … Continue reading
As the press builds up the second coming of Janet at Jackson Hole today (“The Oracle speaks at 10!!). The ECB’s Draghi will be layin’ it all down at 2:30! Stay tuned. What will the great magicians propose next. A … Continue reading
Khan Academy is on a mission to unlock the world’s potential. Most people think their intelligence is fixed. The science says it’s not. Here is a direct video link.
Thanks to a reader for sending me a link to these cute Preschool Bubble Songs, that seem so perfectly applicable to our present times: Bubbles Everywhere Bubbles, bubbles everywhere, Gently flowing through the air, Bouncing around without a care, Bubbles, … Continue reading
This morning we see more confirmation that the much banked on rebound in the Chinese and European economies is not materializing. What!! The stock market discounted this expected rebound months and months ago! You mean these cheques might not clear … Continue reading
China’s expected baby boom, from the relaxing of its one-child policy, not materializing as increasing living costs are keeping couples from having more than one child Here is a direct video link.
The subprime lending madness that led to the bursting of the US housing bubble in 2006 has spread through auto loans ever since. Once lending and leasing rates were cut to zero, and wage increases remained flat, dealers turned to … Continue reading